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  • Northern Province Inter School Sports Meet Held after 15 Years

    SCHOOL students in the Northern Province after a lapse of fifteen years were blessed with an opportunity to show their sports skills in the Inter School Sports Meet in the Northern Province organized recently under the “Uthuru Wasanthaya” programme. This was the first sports event that gathered hundreds of school boys and girls of all five districts in the Northern Province into one playground after the Security Forces liberated Jaffna, Kilinochchi....

  • Army Cricketers Among CEAT Award Recipients

    Several Sri Lanka Army teams and cricketers during the recent annual CEAT award ceremony, organized by Sri Lanka Cricket at Waters Edge, Battaramulla received accolades. The Army team, who became the runners-up in the under 23 cricket tournament (category II), was awarded a trophy during the ceremony. Captain of the team Private D.K.R.C Jayasinghe (6 Sri Lanka Artillery) received the trophy on behalf of the team.
  • Court Martial - 2 Postponed

    The Court Martial - 2 probing charges against G.S.C. Fonseka resumed its sittings Tuesday (31) afternoon. Medical Officer intimated to Court that the accused was not fit to be present for the proceedings. Hearing was postponed until Wednesday (1st September) at 2.00 p.m. (Ends)   

  • Fallen, Disable & Serving VIR War Heroes Invoked Merits & Blessings

    A special ‘Aloka Pooja Pinkama’ organized by Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (VIR) Seva Vanitha Unit at Sambodhi Viharaya, Colombo 7, lit 2600 bulbs inside the premises and conducted the religious programme. Mrs Damayanthi Ratnayake, President, Seva Vanitha Army Branch (SVAB) and Major General Jagath Dias, Colonel of the Regiment.....
  • 'Laksenpaya' Home Garden in Kandy Selected the Best in City Limits

    The farm garden of the Commander’s official residence ‘Laksenpaya’ premises in Kandy was selected as the best garden farm in the town precincts of Kandy in a competition, conducted jointly  by the Governor’s Office of the Central Province, Agricultural Ministry of the Central Province and the Agricultural Department of the  Central Province on Monday (15).
  • Issues Related to Fishing Community Discussed

    Major General Boniface Perera, Commander, Security Forces Headquarters-Wanni (SFHQ-W) on the sidelines of the opening of the IT laboratory at 54 Division, Mannar, met representatives of the fishing community in order to resolve several issues and disputes on December 1. Discussions centered on Kondampiddi fisheries harbor and Vedithalattivu......
  • -œLoyalty Should be to the Organization & the Country First- - Army Commander

    LIEUTENANT GENERAL Jagath Jayasuriya, Commander of the Army with a view to taking stock of the current progress at Batalanda Defence Services Command and Staff College (DSCSC) visited it this morning (11) where he spoke to senior tri-service officers under training. Lieutenant General Jayasuriya was welcomed by Major General N.A. Ranasinghe, Commandant, DSCSC on arrival and invited to visit different sections in the college, as the first part of the day’s itinerary. Lt. Gen. Jayasuriya met senior officers reading for degree courses at DSCSC under different curricula and inquired into their academic attainments and progress.     

  • Court Remands Four Men Threatening Against Women's Recruitment to the Army

    Puthukudiyiruppu Police in Mullaittivu on a Court directive Tuesday (4) afternoon, remanded three men, said to have threatened and tried to assault a father who have consented to his two daughters joining the Army as recruits. One more suspect in the same team was released on bail by the Court. Those four suspects on hearing that two daughters of Mr K Madaswamy of......